Food Rescue Coordinator


Job Type

Full Time

Published:

05/09/2018

Start Date:

06/18/2018

Application Deadline:

05/31/2018

Address

Cambridge
Massachusetts
United States

Description

Food Rescue Coordinator


Food For Free is hiring a Food Rescue Coordinator. Food For Free is a non-profit organization that improves access to healthy food within our community by rescuing food that would otherwise go to waste, strengthening the community food system, and creating new distribution channels to reach underserved populations.  Our work relies heavily on collaboration with

partners throughout the community.


We envision a future where everyone in our community—regardless of age, income or ability—has consistent access to fresh, healthy, delicious food.


We are seeking a flexible, dependable person who is eager to take on new challenges and is dedicated to providing excellent service to the people and organizations we support.  The food rescue driver will be responsible for the pickup of food donations and delivery to our recipient agencies as well as home delivery to individuals.   The driver is also responsible for maintaining a good working relationship with our food donors, recipient agencies, home delivery clients, and members of the community.  


Pickups and deliveries will be made using one of Food For Free’s vehicles. Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license with 5 years experience and a clean driving record.  The driver must be comfortable operating large commercial box truck type vehicles (up to 26,000 lbs. GVW) on narrow city streets and be willing to learn how to operate truck lift gate and pallet jack.


This is a physically demanding job and applicant must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. repeatedly throughout the shift.  Applicant must be willing to work in all weather conditions.  Daily online record keeping must be completed on a tablet-type/mobile device.  

Minimum requirements:

-Must possess a valid driver’s license with clean driving record and 5 years driving experience

-Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. repeatedly

-Previous experience operating commercial vehicles (up to 26,000 lbs.GVW) or willingness to learn to operate vehicle type on narrow city streets and in traffic conditions.

-Willing to work in all weather conditions in all seasons. Including inclement weather, extreme heat and cold.

-Experience or willingness to learn to operate powered pallet jack.

-Must be able to utilize mobile devices for daily record keeping.

This full-time position is 40 hrs/week and pays $16/hour.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to operations@foodforfree.org.



Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

operations@foodforfree.org

http://www.foodforfree.org

Please send cover letter and resume to operations@foodforfree.org


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